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FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
! . >>> new accusations over yesterday's occupy demonstration in san francisco, the stories from protesters and police. >> a heart breaker today in detroit. the team lost the lead and dropped another game to the tigers. >> too high. >> and more pain that pump as gas prices reach a record high, how it is effecting more than just drivers. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am ken pritchett. >> i am heather holmes. >> members of the occupy moment in san francisco are leveling new accusations at police, stemming from yesterday's protest. ktvu's patty lee asked if the action were justified. >> reporter: san francisco police do not dispute the video but they said what is not known is what the protesters did before hand. >> reporter: this is video of san francisco police arresting protesters. it was shot by a filmmaker. >> the cops were hitting people with batons and shoving people and slamming people around. >>> the video is making its way around the web. what is not available is footage before this scene. >> the prote
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> the san francisco giants parade could create a traffic nightmare tomorrow morning. up next, one critical thing that b.a.r.t. is doing differently this year compared to the last giant's parade. >> tomorrow this san francisco high school band as well as the rest of san francisco gets ready for the big giant's celebration. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> there are some estimates that up to 1 million people will be in san francisco tomorrow to watch the giant's victory parade and need needless to say that will create traffic problems. >> reporter: getting into the city will be much tougher than getting into a regular world series game. at least 1 million people will be trying to get to the parade or just get to work. b.a.r.t. says it will have all hands on tech as it anticipates record ridership trying to get to the parade. >> we've been gearing up, we've called out every single employee at b.a.r.t. we're asking them to put on those yellow vests, get out there help with crowd control. >> reporter: the best way to avoid delays is to be prepared, if
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in the trial of a former san francisco crime lab technician accused of steeling cocaine. she was charged with stealing cocaine. she has admitted to taking the drugs but denies the fraud charges. her case led to a audit that prompted the lab to be shut down and the district attorney oo dismiss -- to dismiss hundreds of drug cases. >>> two churches were hit by fire bombs last night. police say someone through a cocktail at a building around 10:00 p.m. a priest was able to put out the fire. another cocktail was thrown at another church. in a third case another building was targeted. they did minor damage. they are investigating. >> coming up, the investigation into an arson at an office belonging to the mayor heats up. >>> people are struggling to cope with the heat wave that pushed temperatures into the triple digits. ktvu's robert handa is live in morgan hill where the heat is uncomfortable and dangerous for some. >> reporter: very hot here in morgan hill. we are at a scrimmage. the teams are getting ready for the tournament during one of the hottest days of the year, which means for coac
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
others have gotten sick. >>> now to world series news. the san francisco giants left town today just two dame games away from wing another fall classic. the players board add flight this morning along with their families and the giants front office staff after arriving in detroit, the team was set to practice. game three will be played tomorrow. >> you play every game like it's your last game. it can happen fast. because of what we did in cincinnati and st. louis. >> the giant plane left a little behind schedule after receiving a wet sendoff from the fire department. >>> giants reliever javier lopez took a detour. he took an earlier flight home to denver to witness the birth of his son and share in the first day of his life. his wife renee was set to deliver their second child today. javier plans to fly to detroit tomorrow. >> the cleanup is underway as at&t park prepares for a possible game six if necessary in san francisco. over 43,000 baseball fans can leave behind a lot of trash, so crews this morning got to work sweeping, washing and polishing the stadium's seats, concession and con
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. the cause of the fire is not yet known. >>> san francisco firefighters make quick work of a warehouse fire in treasure island. it was reported just before 10:00 p.m. at an empty warehouse at fourth street. flames were contained to the inside of the building. the fire department says construction crews were in the building when the fire began. but what sparked the fire has not yet been determined. >>> analysts are pointing to some new reports today that they say show a housing recovery that is sustainable. according to one report, u.s. home prices jumped 4.6% in august compared with a year ago. the largest year over year increase in more than four years. august was also the sixth month in a row that saw gains. experts say they are also seeing an increase in home sales and rising building confidence. >>> auto sales are proving to be another bright spot. most auto makers are reporting an increase of 11% in sales last month compared to a year earlier. however, toyota and vw saw increases. >>> the dow was down 33 points at 13,482. the nasdaq was up about seven points. while the sm -- s & p400
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
at the end of the mass but he never did. live in san francisco, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> not everyone is happy with san francisco's new archbishop. ktvu's rob roth continues our coverage with the protesters and the counter protesters who came out today. rob? >> reporter: the protest here is pretty much wrapped up, protests that drew critics and supporters of the new archbishop. >> stop teaching hate. >> reporter: two dozen protesters gathered outside. many upset that archbishop salvatore cordileone is a vocal supporter of proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage. >> people listen to him. we are here to convince him that we matter. >> reporter: it is comments like this one by salvatore cordileone that has supporters riled. >> marriage can only be between a man and a woman. >> reporter: they say salvatore cordileone is too conservative for san francisco. >> marriage should be for everyone. >> reporter: next to the anti- salvatore cordileone protesters were supporters of the archbishop. peacefully co existing. >> it will be very -- test on him. >> reporter: at one poi
FOX
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the special of the week at san francisco's prospect restaurant, a slow cooked each, nestled in italian black rice. the colors of the san francisco giants. >> i think we will call it the homerun. >> reporter: san francisco businesses hoping for a financial grand slam with the world series start on wednesday. the city is coming off one of the strongest summers for tourism in years. the games are said to add to the wind fall. >> we are excited about this. >> >> reporter: the city's 34,000 rooms are filling up. >> they are coming from across the country. regionally, we saw in 2010, that people come from other areas around the bay area and actually stay in the city and enjoy the game. >> >> reporter: hard numbers are not available for how much the series netted in the 2010 series. we collect information on a monthly basis. two or three nights will he show up there. >> reporter: the money spent on everything from merchandise and entaintment. it's the publicity >> it will associate the city with victory and success. >> >> reporter: coming up at 6:00, security preparations for the world series celeb
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
here at city hall to celebrate his life and his achievements. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today's service began with a tribute video to ambassador stevens. the video features chris stevens introducing himself as the ambassador to libya. it mentioned his accomplishments in the middle east. chris also expresses his accomplishments in libya. >>> there are a lot of things you can say about chris stevens one of them is he always seemed to be smiling. rita williams got to know his parents and today they shared stories about their son. including why his family called him ambassador years before he became a real ambassador. >> reporter: as chris stevens parents told me a few weeks ago they wanted to be sure that today this is a celebration of their son's life not how he died. >> that's chris as a brand new baby. >> reporter: his proud mother showed me treasured photographs of her oldest child. a little boy who loved life, was a master of disguise and rarely stopped smiling. >> and that was chris. you never saw him let out a -- you never saw him
FOX
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
' fans, even from thousands of miles away. paul is live in san francisco with giants' fans and a waiting game. >> reporter: gasia, as the rain trickles down -- actually poured down in st. louis, people began to pour out of here in san francisco. now, of course we still have a few people inside waiting for the rain delay. with this game being in the middle of the day, a few of the sports bars we went to were pretty busy. earlier in the day we were at mccovey's. the game kept fans on the edge of their seats, as the giants played their hearts out, hoping to take the lead in this seven- game series. true giants fans keep the faith. >> we learned that they could be down two and still win it three in a row at home. we're in! >> i've seen 2010 happen. it's all about 2012 now. >> it's torture! being the giants, i know they're used to it. that's why i love baseball. >> we will watch them tomorrow and friday, and we're ready! >> we're ready to go out on sunday and monday. it's gonna go into a seventh. >> giants have to torture us a little bit. that's how it always is. >> reporter: there is still t
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on first degree robbery charges. >>> now to the san francisco giants and the national league championship series. the huge win yesterday is turning into a lot of money today. cari liu is showing who's cashing in. >> reporter: you can't help but notice how many people are carrying bags full of merchandise, and local businesses are getting ready for sunday whether game 1 is home or away. leslie said she would be out today with a bad case of orange october. >> a play and a miss. >> oh, we screamed. we screamed, and we jumped into each other's arms. >> reporter: this lifelong fan started going to games with her dad in 1958. >> the plastic statue of willie mays kept next to my barbie doll. >> reporter: at the giants' dugout store, there were new posey for president shirts. >> my fiancee david and i are huge giant fans, and i was told not to buy any more t-shirts before the world series, but i snuck over to the store. i think he'll forgive me. >> reporter: the hottest items, division tees and a gray post- season hat. >> this store has been as crowded from the second post- season game since the
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. anything can happen. we will be here to see what happens and rob roth will be in san francisco with democrats. rob? >> reporter: we are inside the temple nightclub and people are beginning to trickle into the watch party hosted by techiology for obalm -- technology for obama. in talking with democrats, this vice presidential debate is taking on an increased significance because of the lack luster debate by president obama, a performance that has given momentum to the republicans. democrats are looking to vice president joe biden to sees the moment from republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan and much like the san francisco giants, recapture the momentum. >> he needs to show the american people that, you know, he and president obama have been on the job for four years years and they could implement the policies in another four years. >> reporter: democrats say his experience as a debater should serve him well. we are back live and people are still making their way down here for what could be a significant moment in the campaign and an entertaining evening at well. repor
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> to the baseball playoffs. the san francisco giants effaced another must-win game and they came through big time. they just wrapped up a huge win in cincinnati. this is one of their big hits in the game. pablo sandoval. we have team coverage tonight. first to ktvu's ken pritchett at the call ceium where -- colosseum where the a's are also facing a must-win game. >> reporter: despite being down two games, the a's fans thought their team would go to a game 5. we will know if that happens in a matter of hours. >> reporter: during batting practice there is a different vibe, it is relaxed. >> i have been to a lot of games before and i have never been to one that sold out like that. it was awesome. >> reporter: we talked to her before yesterday's game, she predicted a win. and we heard that again tonight. >> never say never. >> i think they are real good. a.j. griffin pitching. >> reporter: the a's are winners at home. the fans take credit for that. >> here you got your 10th man in baseball. >> it is louder than a lot of the parks you have. it is a huge home field advantage. >> reporter: this fan was
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> happening now it is decision day in san francisco for the suspended sheriff. supervisors had been meeting since two this afternoon. these are live pictures inside the board of supervisors chambers. at some point they are expected to vote on whether he will be allowed to keep his job. david stevenson is outside city hall now so how much longer until they are expected to vote? >> reporter: it's going to be a while, particularly because of the public comment and interest in the case. i have come from inskied there is so much interest in the case you can't see city hall but they set up three rooms for people who couldn't get into the main chambers. let's go take a live look where the public comment is underway. it started about 45 minutes ago. supervisors also grilled the lawyers and city attorneys representing the mayor on arguments for and against sustaining official misconduct charges against him. earlier today more than 100 supporters rallied on the steps of city hall chanting reinstate ross. they describe the proceedings as a political conspiracy and a power grab by the mayor. domestic v
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
will be in circulation, taking passengers from vallejo, oakland and alameda to san francisco. >> expect to carry between 10,000 and 12,000 people this weekend. >> reporter: now, another way to get around town is to do exactly what you see all these people doing here. walk. we've looked at the maps, charted the routes and determined it is possible to end up to just about every event this weekend on foot in a single day. we'll tell you how, coming up at 6:00. allie rasmus, channel 2news. >> again, the blue angels will be performing this weekend. one thing you can say about the blue angels is they only perform if there are clear skies. too much fog or cloud cover, and they won't go out. our chief meteorologist bill marth inn is tracking the weather for this weekend. bill, what do you think? >> yeah, they are going to be fine. we say clear skies, kind of like what we had today. today, they did practice runs and it was fine. it was partly cloudy, even at times mostly cloudy. let's take a look at the forecast for the fleet week air show. blue angels specifically, but lot of other aircraft flying around that d
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
at a major government conference in san francisco. the united states oversight committee is now reviewing that 2011 event. >> reporter: we have learn the local event isn't the only one being investigated. the commerce department has been asked to hand over documents about dozens of conferences attended by its employees since 2007. documents obtained by us under the freedom of information act reveal 59 conference employees attended the conference. it included a champagne reception and the event cost taxpayers more than $100,000 to send the workers here and to put them up. the united states house oversight committee has ordered them to hand over details of the event, the committee is investigating if tax money is being wasted sending to many workers to many conventions and meetings. in his are the chairman wrote agencies can't use taxpayer dollars to pay for vacations, hidden as conferences. no specific incidents were mentioned from the local event but others have included buffets, events at disney world, in one case time was set aside for a trip to the pittsburgh zoo. at this fisher are y
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
.m. from san francisco international airport where he will be headed to ohio. www.ktvu.com has more on the president's visit, including video of his arrival at sfo. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney, according to a survey released today, 49% back mitt romney. 45% supporting president obama. mittaccording to polls, president obama stayed even at 48% before and after last week's presidential debate. governor romney saw a bounce up to 47%. but unemployment numbers could still give the president a boost in polls. mitt romney is using foreign policy to sharpen his attack on president obama. coming up what he would do differently to restore peace to the middle east. >>> mi pueblo is being hit with a boycott today. groups are falling on mi pueblo to rescind its decision to participate in a program that checks the immigration status of workers. they joined the program after federal immigration officials launched an audit in august of the immigration status of workers. >>> business owners are dealing with a fall out of a protest. ktvu's paul chambers is live with how one lead
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> a celebration in oakland and excitement across the bay as well. the san francisco giants this evening now know their first opponent for the play-offs. the washington nationals defeated the phillies today by a score of 5-1. that victory clinched the top side. it means the giants will face the reds. the giants announced game 1 will be at at&t park on saturday. first pitch is scheduled for 6:37 p.m. we're going to head back out to the coliseum and all the excitement in about 25 minutes and we'll bring you much more from those very happy a's fans. >>> in less than one hour, president obama and governor mitt romney will face off in colorado at the university of denver for the first of three debates before election day. it could be a pivotal night for what polls are suggesting is a very tight race for the white house. >> reporter: in many ways, the debate has taken over the university of denver campus. security is tight around the debate hall. thousands of students and faculty will take in history. >> i'm just hoping questions are answered and i can be more informed when i vote. that's what i'm loo
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